Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The White Rose (Of Christmas)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WHITE ROSE (OF CHRISTMAS) (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Holly V Sherman

1- 8 1s+2s+3s Adv&Ret; all dance DoSiDo
9-16 1s+2s+3s Set&Link for 3 twice (3M and 1L face out) (3)(2)(1)
17-22 "Rosewood JEM" figure:-
' 1L and 3M cast up/down 2 places (2 bars) and dance towards each other, turn right about to end BtoB (2 bars) and dance into their original places (2 bars)
' while partners dance towards each other (2 bars), turn right about, dance out to right (2 bars) and cast up/down to their original places (2 bars)
23-24 All set. 1(2)3
25-32 1s+2s dance modified Tournee:-
' 25 1s+2s dance into prom hold (1M+2M dance in and turn about to end in centre LSh to LSh, 1M facing Men's side, 2M facing Ladies' side)
' 26-28 Both couples wheel anticlockwise ½ way and Men turn Ladies into middle
' 29-32 Both couples turn 1½ times (2s RH, 1s LH) and dance out to places. 213

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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